We all know that to easily apply for loans, applicants must have the best qualifications or some may even refer to it as “triple threat”. One must have an excellent credit rating, a large down payment, and low debt-to-income ratio with steady significant income. This isn’t easy for everyone, some may have bad credit but they do not have to forget about the idea of owning a home. If previously been turned down for a load, homebuyers can still get a home loan.
Do not loose hope because even with bad credit you can help improve your chances for obtaining a mortgage, here is how:
Flaunt other assets. If you do not have large amount of cash on hand or in banks, and or large cash reserves for down payment, you can show loan officers the financial assets you do have. Make a list cash value on your home loan application, if you have a sizable 401k or other retirement accounts make sure to include them. This will prove that if you’re ever in a bind paying your mortgage, you’re able to pull from one of these other sources to make ends meet. Showing a low loan-to-value rating is a huge plus if you’re seeking to refinance.
Stress job stability. Make sure to mention that you have been working for the same industry or better same company for years, this will have to offset a bad credit history. It will also help if you mention regular pay raises and if you have...